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Animal Use Protocols (AUP) Forms

Animal Use Protocols (AUP) forms are prerequisites for approval of animal-related research and teaching. AUP forms must be completed and approved by the PCAC prior to the commencement of research or teaching.

Please select one of the following links to view a desired form:

AUP Form (1.952 MB)  PDF  For authorization of animal use on campus. Right click to save a copy on your computer and then open in a new window using the newest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
AUP Instructions (387 KB)) AUP Instructions Instructions section of the AUP form

Teaching Appendix to AUP Form (16 KB) Teaching Appendix to AUP form

See AUP Form (above) for information on the use of this form.

Surgical Appendix to AUP Form (22 KB) Surgical Appendix to AUP form

See AUP Form (above) for information on the use of this form.

Wildlife Appendix to AUP Form (21 KB) Wildlife Appendix to the AUP form

See AUP Form (above) for information on the use of this form.

AUP Short Form for Non-Scientific Use (394 KB) AUP short form

Use this form for applications involving animals for non-scientific use (e.g., live demonstrations of animals in classes or kids' camps, use of animals in theatre productions, etc.) 
Animal Procurement Form (386 KB) animal procurement form To be completed once AUP is approved and before ordering any animals.

Annual Renewal or Amendment Form (36 KB) annual AUP renewal or amendment form

Animal Use Protocols must be renewed annually or amended when any changes are made to the research (e.g., change in type or number of animals, change in use of animals).
Evidence of Practical Training Form (36 KB) Evidence of Practical Training form To be completed by all investigators and any research personnel attached to the protocol.
Animal Adoption Release and Waiver Form  (37 KB) Evidence of Practical Training form To be completed by anyone adopting out a laboratory animal.
AUP Closure Form for Completed Study  (80 KB)  Evidence of Practical Training form To be completed by principal investigator after a project is completed.

If you have any questions or require assistance to complete the animal use protocol forms, please contact the Research Compliance Officer in the Research Office.